The biology department at Southern Arkansas University is delighted to announce that Dr. Katheryn Watson will join the SAU faculty this upcoming spring semester as an Assistant Professor of Biology to lead the growing Wildlife and Conservation Biology program.
The Nursing Department at Southern Arkansas University has obtained new equipment that will provide students the hands-on training they need to work in clinical situations treating COVID patients or other patients on ventilators, another example of the cutting-edge technology SAU offers to the 80 students in its BSN program. Dr. Karen Landry, Chair of Nursing,… Read More
A beloved, longtime geology and science professor will be honored this fall with a new endowment and the naming of a room in the Science Center at Southern Arkansas University. The Leo Carson Davis Travel Endowment, established by his wife, Dr. Elizabeth Davis, will support student and/or faculty travel and field experiences for the College… Read More
Michael Suttle, an agriculture business major at Southern Arkansas University, has received the 2021 Homegrown by Heroes scholarship from the Arkansas Department of Agriculture and Farm Credit Associations of Arkansas. He was awarded $1,000 for the fall semester. The Arkansas Department of Agriculture and Farm Credit Associations of Arkansas provide scholarships to military veterans and… Read More
Dr. Trent Wells, assistant professor of Agricultural Education in the Department of Agriculture at Southern Arkansas University, recently published an article, “School-based Agricultural Education Teachers’ Experiences During a Year-long Field Test of the CASE Mechanical Systems in Agriculture (MSA) Curriculum,” in Volume 62, Issue 1 of the Journal of Agricultural Education, which is published by… Read More
Samantha Jones, a biology student at Southern Arkansas University, recently presented her research at the 104th Annual Meeting of the Arkansas Academy of Sciences, winning first place in the Medical Science and Parasitology division. Jones, of El Dorado, competed against other universities across the state and presented research she conducted in the laboratory of Dr…. Read More
Southern Arkansas University honored the outstanding achievements of its faculty during a virtual assembly held Friday, April 23, 2021. Dr. Jennifer Logan, professor of economics, was named the 2021 Honor Professor. Logan received the ceremonial University Mace from Dr. Scott White, outgoing Honor Professor.
Southern Arkansas University’s Master of Science in Agriculture program has been ranked fourth in the nation in a recently-issued online report through OnlineSchoolsReport.com. The MS in Agriculture gives graduate students advanced knowledge in agricultural education, preparing them to succeed in leadership and management in secondary schools and extension education.
Whitney Brown, a Marine Biology major at Southern Arkansas University, has been named the 2021 College Disc Golf Women’s Individual National Champion. The native of Alexander, Arkansas, has returned to SAU for a second degree after graduating in May 2020 with an Exercise Science degree. The men’s and women’s teams participated April 7-10 in the… Read More
Southern Arkansas University’s Pre-Health Advisory Committee proudly announces that SAU has achieved 100 percent success on its medical school acceptance rate, with five students being accepted. Three Pre-Health Biology majors, Thomas Graham (of Magnolia), Katherine Pletcher (’21, of Magnolia), Cameron Nichols (’21, of Magnolia) as well as Agriculture major Jesse Tompkins (’21, of Taylor, Arkansas),… Read More